[cancelled] Routinization: how robust is the evidence for the EU

16 November 2017 | 17:00


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UPDATE: the seminar has been cancelled

In this paper we use different measures of routine intensity and different datasets (EWCS, PIAAC, PDII, O*NET, plus the LFS) to provide a broad picture of routinization in the EU, also focusing on across-time changes. We do not propose a new definition of routinization. We take the most prevailing ones and then 1) for each proposed measure  we compare the results obtained with the different dataset used to measure routine task (EWCS, PIAAC, PDII, O*NET); 2) for a given dataset we compare the results obtained from the different measures of routine tasks. Using the European Working Conditions Survey we can also disentangle the change in the Routine index into changes of routine intensity within occupations and changes in routine intensity driven by changes in employment between occupations.


  • Federico Biagi
    Guest Speaker
    Federico Biagi is currently CRELL team leader at JRC Unit B.4 Human Capital and Employment, Ispra, while on leave from the Department of Economics and Management at the University of Padova, Italy. He has experience and skills in general micro-economic theory, public finance, economics of education, labour economics, applied economics, industrial organization, growth theory, econometrics and impact assessment. He has state of the art experience in working with large datasets (households and enterprise panels, labour force surveys, PISA and PIAAC, longitudinal aggregate and industry databases).




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